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SEMA Virtual Education: New Sessions Added to Inspire and Educate Members


By Ashley Reyes

SEMA Virtual EducationThe newly launched SEMA Virtual Education Program continues to provide SEMA members with an ongoing schedule of live events, as well as a comprehensive library of recorded sessions.

Please save the dates for the following upcoming sessions, where you will hear innovative strategies, information and learnings from empowering professionals in industry segments such as emissions compliance, market research, marketing and sales and more.   

For a comprehensive library of on-demand sessions that members can access anytime, visit

Friday, February 26, 2021 – New Policy on Tampering and Defeat Devices Explained

Track: Legislative & Regulatory

Released in December, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s new Tampering Policy replaces Mobile Source Enforcement Memo 1A (1974) and addresses civil enforcement of the Clean Air Act’s prohibitions on tampering and aftermarket defeat devices. Hear from industry experts and an EPA representative as they provide an overview of the new policy, and cover key issues on testing and policy benefits.

Register here.

Wednesday, March 3 – Facebook Live Chat with Laurel Dasher

Track: Industry Talks

Having worked in the industry her entire career, SEMA volunteer and vice president of sales and marketing at PDM Automotive Laurel Dasher has had to reinvent herself many times both professionally and personally. During this live Q&A, you will have the opportunity to ask questions as Dasher shares personal stories about overcoming change, both for personal growth and in response to the ever-changing environment in the industry.

Location: SBN Facebook page

Thursday, March 4 – Electric, Autonomous, Flying Cars and Other Unicorns

Track: Trends & Research

Series: SEMA Industry Insight Series

Passenger vehicles are increasingly becoming computers on wheels. Join SEMA Market Research as they look at current trends and forecasts for electric and alt fuel vehicles, how consumers view these vehicles and the impact they may have on our industry. You’ll hear how advanced driver assistance systems are leading the way to self-driving vehicles, the projection for autonomous vehicles, and a look at the state of shared mobility.

Register here.

Thursday, March 18 – 4 Tips To Double Your Company’s Annual Sales

Track: Marketing & Sales

Whether you’re a CEO, manufacturer, or in sales and marketing, you’ll walk away from this session with strategies that will change the way you think about your business and learn effective methods to double your annual sales. This seminar will guide you to bring maximum value to your company and your customers.

Register here.

Tuesday, March 23 – Asserting Yourself in the Workplace  

Track: Industry Segments, powered by SEMA Councils and Networks

Series: Sharpen Your Soft Skills, powered by SBN

This session will provide attendees with strategies on how to be assertive in difficult work situations, best practices for dealing with situations in public, and how to follow up after an uncomfortable encounter. You’ll hear from a panel of industry professionals as they share personal stories, and you will have an opportunity to participate in a breakout that will give allow you to put what you learned into action.

Register here.

Wednesday, March 24 – Turning Great Ideas into Strategies to Produce Real Results

Track: Business Management

Ideas are great, but without a well though-out strategy and plan, the results will be dismal. A comprehensive strategy, however, can be time-consuming. Find out what the 30-Minute Strategy is all about and how it can turn your ideas into real results during this webinar.

Register here.